‘There Are Fewer Quality Targets on the Market’: Hospice Transaction Activity Plummets

Hospice transaction activity has plummeted to its lowest level in years, new dealmaking data suggests. That’s no surprise, as many anticipate health care investors to operate with a more conservative approach in 2023. The cooldown, experts note, is partly due to inflation reaching multi-decade highs, uncertainty in the banking world and credit markets drying up. […]

‘It Makes Sense’: Humana Actively Pursuing Hospice Divestiture Strategies

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) continues to actively explore divestiture strategies for the hospice assets of Kindred at Home. At this point, though, the Louisville, Kentucky-based health care company doesn’t have much to say beyond that, according to CFO Susan Diamond. Humana expects to be able to share more information during its first quarter earnings call. […]

Hospices Leverage Technology to Improve Client Relationships

Hospice providers are increasingly embracing customer relationship management (CRM) solutions to streamline communications with referral partners and improve connectivity to prospective patients. With communications and connectivity strained amid social distancing during COVID-19, the pandemic has impacted hospice provider relationships with both referral partners and patients. Hospices have increasingly turned to technology to reach patients sooner […]